CAQ Congratulates Incoming SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee

Friday, June 21, 2019

Washington, DC Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) Executive Director Julie Bell Lindsay issued the following statement after the US Senate confirmed Allison Herren Lee as a Commissioner at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC):

“The CAQ congratulates Allison Herren Lee on her confirmation as SEC Commissioner. Ms. Lee brings exceptional experience to her new role, as well as a time-tested dedication to SEC’s mission of protecting investors, maintaining fair and efficient markets, and facilitating capital formation. In her apt words, that mission is ‘vital to the economic well-being of Americans and American businesses.’

“The CAQ looks forward to serving as a resource for Ms. Lee and the entire SEC as we work to enhance audit quality and to reinforce the strong investor trust that underpins US capital markets.”

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About the CAQ

The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) is an autonomous public policy organization dedicated to enhancing investor confidence and public trust in the global capital markets. The CAQ fosters high-quality performance by public company auditors; convenes and collaborates with other stakeholders to advance the discussion of critical issues that require action and intervention; and advocates policies and standards that promote public company auditors’ objectivity, effectiveness, and responsiveness to dynamic market conditions. Based in Washington, DC, the CAQ is affiliated with the American Institute of CPAs.

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